You’re remodelling your bathroom. You’ve got that big-ticket, freestanding bathtub on your mind. You spot it flicking through home magazines, browse blogs and have to show your friends.
But is having a freestanding tub, taking centre stage in your bathroom, a good idea? Or is a built-in tub that integrates into its surroundings better?
Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of freestanding baths, to help you figure out which tub gets the tick of approval.
What is a freestanding bathtub?
A freestanding bathtub is effectively a piece of furniture. They stand-alone, can be placed anywhere in the bathroom, giving you flexibility, and have serious visual appeal.
A built-in tub, on the other hand, sits against walls. They’re good for saving space but require installation.
Freestanding baths vs. built-in baths
A freestanding bath. It’s a luxury, but only if you have the space. Like everything, there are pros and cons to a freestanding bath.
Here are some of the benefits of choosing a freestanding bath:
But there are cons too. They take up more space. They don’t combine well with a wall-mounted shower. They’re harder to blend in with tiling and cabinetry. And they’re harder to get in and out. This is important if you have children or elderly people in the home.
However, if you’re looking for a stylish and unique way to jazz up your bathroom, don’t wash yourself clean of a freestanding tub just yet.
Before you decide which tub takes your fancy, ask yourself these questions:
If you need advice on whether a freestanding bath is right for you, we can help. Contact Sarah at Design Fusion. Call us on 0402 249 789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.